George Moore

George MooreIn existographies, George Moore (1873-1958) (Stokes 100:80), aka “G.E. Moore” (citations), “Moore” (colleagues),” or “Bill” (family), was an English philosopher, noted for []

Overview
In 1903, Moore, in his Princia Ethica, argued that the question of “what is good?” is the central problem in ethics. [1] In Moore’s view, the question of whether something is good is always an open question and that ‘good’ denotes some simple natural property of the universe of which we are intuitively aware. [1]

Other
Moore, along with Gottlob Frege (IQ:165|#482) [RGM:235|1,310+], before him, and Bertrand Russell, co-existive with him, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, afterwards, are oft-classified as founders of the analytic philosophy.

Quotes | By
The following are quotes by Moore:

“It is my personal opinion that Mr. Wittgenstein’s thesis [Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus] is a work of genius; but be that as it may, it is certainly well up to the standard required for a Cambridge degree of Doctor of Philosophy.”
— George Moore (1929), “PhD review committee comments” (Ѻ), Cambridge University
See also
Thomas Moore (1779-1852) (IQ:150|#680) [RGM:436|1,500+]

References
1. Moore, George. (1903). Princia Ethica. Publisher.
2. Stokes, Philip. (2002). Philosophy 100: Essential Thinkers (pgs. 166-67). Enchanted Lion Books.

External links
G.E. Moore – Wikipedia.

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